How Big Business Neutered Politics by Creating the Puppet Politician

Big business pull the strings while politicians maintain a veil of legitimacy

There was a time when politics mattered, when who you voted for did change the direction a country went in. Clement Attlee's victory for the Labour Party in the 1945 post-WWII…

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Big business pull the strings while politicians maintain a veil of legitimacy

Why Charities Aren’t Designed to Solve Social Problems

Charities relieve the symptoms of social problems; they aren't set up to deal with the causes of them

Charities make the world a better place. Without them, the people and causes they support would be helpless, left to suffer and without a lifeline. The UK alone has 168,000 registered…

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Charities relieve the symptoms of social problems; they aren't set up to deal with the causes of them

Why Nation-States Are Not Set Up to Deal With the Climate Crisis

The effectiveness of nation-states breaks down when faced with global challenges

The climate crisis is the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced. It’s so hard to deal with because it’s a global problem that will affect every one of us in one…

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The effectiveness of nation-states breaks down when faced with global challenges

Trump’s Attempted Coup Is The Start Of The Battle To Save America’s Democracy

Donald Trump's patriotic army of followers represents a threat to democracy

It says much about Donald Trump’s presidency that it’s not a surprise it has ended with an attempted coup. Since he lost the election, he has convinced himself, and his supporters…

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Donald Trump's patriotic army of followers represents a threat to democracy

Why Brexit Has Always Been About Dividing Society

Blaming foreigners for social problems is a tried and tested formula that never fails to work

“You know very well the country is being ruined by foreigners. Just go to a shop and buy something: look round the place an’ you’ll see that more than ’arf the…

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Blaming foreigners for social problems is a tried and tested formula that never fails to work

Will Your Life Improve Under a New President?

The Republicans and Democrats represent different sides of the same coin. What America needs is a new coin

As the dust settles on the presidential election, there have been cheers of joy and sighs of relief that Joe Biden won the election. Every election season people hold onto the…

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The Republicans and Democrats represent different sides of the same coin. What America needs is a new coin